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    Zafrullah writing on COVID-19, capitalism

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:50am on June 21, 2020

    Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder and trustee board member Zafrullah Chowdhury is writing articles on COVID-19 and capitalism in the hospital bed as his health condition improved....

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    Virus: all that is solid melts in the air

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2020

    THE current pandemic is not your typical crisis scenario, in sharp contrast to a normal situation. Since the 1980s — as neoliberalism established itself as...

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    Capitalism is questioned

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2020

    THE ramping coronavirus pandemic is questioning capitalism as at least a billion people around the world are confined in homes. Millions of workers have already...

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    The Davos set’s most dangerous delusion

    Conor Lynch | Updated at 12:00am on February 01, 2020

    FEW thinkers are more deserving of criticism than Milton Friedman. Not only was he the late 20th century’s leading proponent of unfettered capitalism, he served...

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    Dire warning for global capitalism

    Ilana Novick | Updated at 09:26pm on January 26, 2020

    ‘I DON’T think 500 billionaires are the reason we’re in trouble,’ former vice president Joe Biden told an audience at the Brookings Institute in 2018....

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    Capitalism and gut-wrenching hijack of India

    Colin Todhunter | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2020

    IN INDIA, the ‘development’ paradigm is premised on moving farmers out of agriculture and into the cities to work in construction, manufacturing or the service...

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    Come, free me

    Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    AS WE enter the new year, protests across the planet continue unabated; rising levels of discontent are manifest in both progressive and reactionary directions. The...

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    Imagining a world without capitalism

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 31, 2019

    ANTI-CAPITALISTS had a miserable year. But so did capitalism. While the defeat of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party in the United Kingdom this month threatened the...

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    Capitalism and the limits of greening

    Carl Boggs | Updated at 12:00am on December 24, 2019

    THE idea of a Green New Deal, including the one proposed by a group of Democrats led by New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is hardly...

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    Piketty 2: ideology and property

    Eduardo Febbro | Updated at 12:00am on October 04, 2019

    Thomas Piketty has published Capital and ideology, emphasising the ideology of inequality and the dominant rhetoric while proposing some alternatives to contemporary capitalism, writes Eduardo...